This page contains the latest information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from the Colorado High School Activities Association, as it relates to our sports and activities.
Date: March 2
Information: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has approved variances for Season C sports, paving the way for those sports to begin practice over the next week.
- COVID-19 Requirements & Mandates for schools
- Sport modifications
- 2020-21 calendar
- CDPHE Season C Variance Approvals
- CDPHE Season B Variance Approvals
- CDPHE quarantine update for athletic participation (2/27/21)
- School form for team quarantine
- CDPHE Q&A
Frequently Asked Questions
When looking at the numbers allowed for practices and games, where on the CDPHE color levels do we look?
CHSAA has communicated the variance information to schools, but when determining what can happen on any particular color level, refer to the protocols established for “organized sports.”
All CHSAA variances exceed the restrictions established for organized sports. According to the CDPHE, local decisions can be made that are more restrictive to the state mandates, but cannot lessen the restrictions established by the CDPHE at the state level.
Does CHSAA allow for concurrent participation in high school and club during the same season?
Yes. This is allowed with written permission from the student's principal. See bylaw 2100.2.
Can seniors who have already graduated keep playing during a season which ends after their graduation?
Yes. This already happens during a typical spring season, for example, during the state track meet or the state baseball tournaments. Note that students must be enrolled in the equivalent of 2.5 academic units/or district standard in both semesters to participate.
Regarding minimum number of practices, do athletes get an exemption if they are coming from a sport in the previous season?
Per bylaw 2310.31, Exemption 3: "A member of a team which competes interscholastically on or after the start of formal practice for the next sports season is exempt from the three-day requirement." This exemption also applies to football.
Can a school rent its football equipment to an outside organization outside of the CHSAA-sanctioned competition season?
No. Per bylaw 3310.1, it is a violation to issue protective football equipment except during the formal sports season.
This page will be updated with further information/FAQs as needed.